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Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
the pool of providerers who can perform the procedure, but in mississippi, the state's only abortion provider is fighting to stay open as mi mississippi's republican governor vows to shut it down. according to the gutmacher institute, more than 87% of the counties lack abortion provider. the national network of abortion funds reports that every year 200,000 women need help paying for abortions in part because nearly half of american women who seek pregnancy termination live below the federal povrly line and this lack of access can be deadly for women. before roe v. wade, complications of abortion were the leading cause of death for women of child-bearing age and especially true of women of color. so as this access is narrowed, it puts pressure on the bodily rights of women and we can not forget the issue of access. we are joined by chloe angyal and also katrina vanden houvel, and bob herbert who is senior fellow at demos, and access is what we should be fighting to the. >> yes. what people don't know after the roe v. wade, hyde amendment was passed a and that prevented medicaid from
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
evers fought for this world in world war ii. having been rejected by the university of mississippi's law school on the basis of his race, he became the naacps first field secretary in the state at the age of 29. boycotts against businesses that chose to segregate and fought for our civil right, the right to have equal access to the vote. at the age of 37, he was assassinated in the driveway outside of his own home. inside the house, 50 years ago this june was his wife, myrlie evers and their three small children. she went on to become chairwoman of the naacp. her leadership rescued the organization from a troubled period in history. on this monday, she will become the first layperson and first woman to deliver the invocation at a presidential inauguration. i am beyond honored to be joined by the residents at alcorn state university, myrlie evers. it's so nice to have you here. >> thank you. >> immaterialed to ask you about as we think about the president's great expectations, he called himself in the first campaign part of the joshua generation saying it was about going into the space th
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
of "roe v. wade." >> one of the underreported stories is mississippi, very con ser vative state by any measure, and the proposal was a constitutional amendment prop e proposed before the legislature of a personhood amendment, and this would go to potentially affect birth control, and ivf, and in fact, the mississippi vo voters defeated it overwhelmingly by 16 points, because again, it focussed on the question, well, who is really the best person to make the decision about pregnancy at whatever stage? a woman or is it a politician? >> and the pugh poll that you pointed to, also, and you guys have been talking about this at planned parenthood is the issue of morality and whether this is a moral choice or not to have an abortion, and you know, it is obviously still for even for people who support "e"roe v. wa" conflicted. so that debate is to allow the conflict to stay there and we understand that for so many people, it is going to be at the core. >> i want to take that seriously, and as a person who has done almost everything with the uterus that one can do, right, so i have a child, an
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